• National Village Hall survey launched

    Posted 13th Feb 2020

    Rural Charity Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) releases a comprehensive survey to 10,000 village halls once every ten years. — Read more.

  • Northumberland Village Hall Heritage project gets the green light

    Posted 11th Feb 2020

    CAN has been awarded an £84,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to run a 2-year project celebrating the fascinating history of village halls in the County. — Read more.

  • National slow cooker competition launched at Longframlington Warm Hub

    Posted 11th Feb 2020

    The village of Longframlington near Morpeth held its inaugural St Mary’s Church Warm Hub lunch in January and had the honour of hosting the launch of a national competition run by Northern Gas Networks to find the best slow cooker recipe. — Read more.

  • Lottery windfall for Northumberland’s Village Halls

    Posted 27th Jan 2020

    Northumberland’s village halls are celebrating after receiving news of £300,000 of funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, announced at an event held yesterday to mark national Village Halls Week. Over 100 volunteers came together from 41 halls to the annual event held at Breamish Hall in Powburn, organised by Community Action Northumberland (CAN). — Read more.

  • CAN Community Appeal – ‘Spread the Warmth’ and donate your Winter Fuel Payment

    Posted 14th Nov 2019

    CAN have launched a new appeal asking people to ‘Spread the Warmth’ and donate their Winter Fuel Payment to us to help others in fuel poverty. You’ll be joining a growing number of contributors who already donate some or all of their Winter Fuel Payment to CAN each year to support our fuel poverty and energy efficiency work targeted at helping local people struggling to heat their homes through Winter. — Read more.